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Bank A&E Nurse Band 5

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£23.70 an hour Hourly Paid
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Part Time
Here at The Royal Free Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to all our patients. In order to help us achieve this, we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed band 5 A& E registered nurses to join our temporary staffing bank.

As a trust bank A& E nurse you will be able to choose a flexible working pattern to suit your work life balance in either of our two emergency departments working as part of a committed multidisciplinary team.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust with some of the best clinical outcomes in the country.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for bank nurses to work in our Emergency Department.

We offer regular days and night shifts and pay a full 11.5 hours for a long shift.You must be a qualified nurse with 6 months post qualification experience preferable in an acute setting. You must have completed a certificate in Critical care and be able to provide evidence of this.Please see person specification for details of required experience and qualifications.Our Emergency Department sees over 90,000 patients a year, and has an integrated Paediatric Emergency Department and an Urgent Care Centre. In addition to this, we are in the unique position of having a consultant led care of the Elderly Team who assess older patients for appropriate admission or organise enhanced social care support in the community. The Urgent Care Centre within our Emergency Department has our ENPs working with the GPs to deliver an efficient and responsive service. The department has an active research programme with a number of nursing staff within the department undertaking research projects. World class servicesThe Royal Free London NHS Trust is an internationally renowned teaching hospital, rated as excellent by the Care Quality Commission.

About us

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community. This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers' money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We offer a variety of bank shifts both days, nights and weekends across all our sites with competitive hourly rates. Our long day and night shift are paid at 11.5 hours.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care with the multidisciplinary team and patients families.

The chief responsibility of the post holder will be to assess, plan, implement andevaluate nursing care and to act as a named nurse under the supervision of a senior team leader.

As part of the Accident and Emergency Nursing Team, in the event of a major incident being declared, it is expected that the post holder will support and respond as requested by the department.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & Qualifications


  • 1st/ 2nd level registration


  • Emergency Nursing Course



  • 12 months experience after qualifying
  • 6 months recent A& E experience

Skills & Aptitudes


  • Can manage A& E patients with support
  • Able to prioritise
  • Evidence of self development

Personal Qualities/Attributes


  • A mature and professional attitude / enthusiastic and positive
  • Displays compassion and understanding



  • Awareness of developments relevant to the specialty
  • To act as an effective role model to others

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free, Hampstead and Barnet General Hospital



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